teen birth rates
Wednesday, April 8, 2009 at 5:39 pm — admin
Teen Birth Rates
*The teen birth rate increased in more than half of all 50 states in 2006, according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
*The age of mothers at first birth fell in 2006 from 25.2 to 25.0 — the first such decline recorded by the CDC
*Teen birth rates (2006) were highest in the South and Southwest, with the highest rate recorded in Mississippi, followed by New Mexico, and Texas.